Dairy Farmer Blog: Meet Shayna Stevens

Dairy Farmer Blog: Meet Shayna Stevens

Carter and Stevens Farm is where we call home. We are a 4th generation pasture based dairy farm in central Massachusetts. The 5th generation is coming right along with seven growing children amongst the families. With 200 head of cattle, raising our own crops, growing produce for resale, operating a farm store, and opening a …

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Always Something to be Done!

Always Something to be Done!

This post was written by dairy farmer Claire Stanley. Claire grew up on Paul-Lin Dairy Farm in East Fairfield, VT. After you read the post, enjoy a virtual tour of her farm. One of the greatest things about farm life is that there’s ALWAYS something to do. Now, depending on who you are, this may actually be …

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New Year’s Resolutions 101

New Year’s Resolutions 101

Yes, it’s that time of year again, the chance to make good on all those well intentioned plans. I will exercise more, I will get organized, and I will eat healthier. Making resolutions turns out to be a tradition with a long history.The Babylonians began each year by promising the gods they would return borrowed …

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It Takes A Village to Raise a Cow

It Takes A Village to Raise a Cow

Treating animals with respect and compassion is of the utmost importance to dairy farmers. In fact, it’s their number one priority! A content cow will produce a high quality product, and dairy farmers know that more than anyone. They are committed to producing safe and wholesome milk, which means they are committed to their cows …

Why be a farmer?

Why be a farmer?

The post below is written by Claire Stanley, a dairy farmer who grew up on Paul-Lin Dairy Farm in East Fairfield, Vermont. Before you read the post, get acquainted with Claire by taking your own personal virtual tour of her family’s dairy farm. Enjoy! Why be a farmer? By Claire Stanley A very thoughtful friend …

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